The Uses of Literature: Life in the Socialist Chinese Literary System

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The Uses of Literature: Life in the Socialist Chinese Literary System - Link, Perry, and Link, E Perry, and Link, Eugene Perry

Why do people in socialist China read and write literary works? Earlier studies in Western Sinology have approached Chinese texts from the socialist era as portraits of society, as keys to the tug-of-war of dissent, or, more recently, as pursuit of "pure art." "The Uses of Literature" looks broadly and empirically at these and many other "uses" of ... Read More

The Uses of Literature: Life in the Socialist Chinese Literary System 2000, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691001982

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The Uses of Literature: Life in the Socialist Chinese Literary System 2000, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691001975

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